[Osmf-talk] Budget for 2016

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Mon May 2 15:44:33 UTC 2016

Considering electricity to run and cool the servers is generally more
expensive than the servers normally I would hope not.

Cheerio John

On 2 May 2016 at 11:35, Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com> wrote:

> Hi Mark,
> Personally I don't actually think that people are more interested in
> donating for hardware. Since we have only done fundraising for hardware
> however I was curious to get additional opinions.
> Thanks,
> -Kate
> On Sun, May 1, 2016 at 5:14 PM, Mark Obrembalski <mark at obrembalski.de>
> wrote:
>> Am 01.05.2016 um 21:43 schrieb Kate Chapman:
>> Would individuals be interested in contributing to a yearly fundraising
>>> campaign if it was not just for hardware?
>> Oh, and for a more general remark: Why do you expect that individuals (or
>> corporations) are especially keen to donate if their contributions go into
>> hardware? Sure the particular purpose of a contribution can be crucial for
>> getting donations, as a member of an environmental organisation I know it
>> is easier to find donors for the protection of a particularily cute animal
>> species than for an ugly one or some more abstract cause (which very well
>> might help the cute species, too). But I don't think that hardware can stir
>> the emotions of most people in a way a young seal or a beautiful butterfly
>> can.
>> Mark
>> --
>> falls es militärisch dringend erforderlich ist, dürfen NATO Soldaten
>> auch mit dem Fahrrad in der Fußgängerzone fahren...
>> [Martin Koppenhöfer legt in der OSM-Mailingliste de-talk die StVO aus]
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